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Bourdain’s Field Notes – Porto – Explore Parts Unknown

June 30, 2017 1:53 pm by Fernando Porta

The area around the city of Porto in Portugal was one of the very first places I ever made a television show—back in Cook’s Tour days. I had no idea […]


Portugal’s Alentejo Region

June 30, 2017 9:49 am by Fernando Porta

Deserted beaches, dolphin-watching boat trips, medieval towns and a flourishing wine production all combine to make the Alentejo Region one of Portugal’s most attractive travel destinations. Saber mais…


Évora (Portugal) – a 3D model of the roman city of Liberalitas Iulia

June 28, 2017 4:00 pm by Fernando Porta

Informative video regarding a ongoing project centered around the 3D reconstruction of the city of Liberalitas Iulia, now Évora, located in Portugal, in the region of central Alentejo. The video […]


Finanças: rating’ de Portugal sairá de ‘lixo’ mais rápido do que esperado

June 19, 2017 9:10 am by Fernando Porta

Em comunicado, o ministério liderado por Mário Centeno defende que a melhoria do rating vem no seguimento de indicadores favoráveis da economia e contas públicas. Saber mais…


Até onde podem ir as boas notícias?

June 16, 2017 9:39 am by Fernando Porta

Otimismo A economia está a crescer, os juros da dívida a cair e o investimento a reanimar. Falta esperar para ver se o rating volta a subir e se os […]


Can’t Skip Portugal

June 14, 2017 11:17 am by Fernando Porta

How would you like to feel today? Cheerful? Energetic? Creative? Inspired? Or adventurous? The time for visiting Portugal is now. Don’t put off till tomorrow, to another life, what can […]


Discovering Portugal’s wild side

June 12, 2017 2:46 pm by Fernando Porta

For unspoilt countryside, top camping, hiking, wild swimming, plus great local food and wine – and all doable in a weekend from the three main airports – try one of […]


The best of rural Portugal: readers’ travel tips

June 12, 2017 2:44 pm by Fernando Porta

Lush mountains, meandering rivers and hilltop villages await visitors to Portugal’s understated countryside. But where’s best place to stay, eat and enjoy a vinho verde? Our tipsters have the gen. […]


Priority for children’s rights: The ‘KidsRights Index’

June 12, 2017 10:34 am by Fernando Porta

The ‘KidsRights Index’ measures the implementation of children’s rights around the world. This year’s ranking documents a positive overall trend. Yet, the study also contains some surprising results. Eight European […]


Portugal: world champion of everything cork

June 9, 2017 11:33 am by Fernando Porta

Cork is Portugal’s great success story. It is exported to 133 countries and used for bottle stoppers, building material and by the fashion industry. But this path to success started […]


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